A report published in Preventive Medicine shows that African-Americans and Latinos experience more depression than whites.
A new observational study in The BMJ confirms that use of antidepressant medications may cause weight gain over at least five years.
Patients diagnosed with heart failure who are also socially isolated and feeling lonely are more likely to be hospitalized or die, according to a new study.
The FDA warns that children 2 and younger should not be given teething pain-relief products containing benzocaine, a local anesthetic and numbing agent.
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Before your next gym date, swim session, or neighborhood walk, here’s what you need to know about your gout (hyperuricemia) and exercise. Gout is caused by high levels of uric acid in the blood. Our update is from gout expert James O’Dell, M.D., vice ...
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